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Use the SharePoint My Tasks Web Part outside of My Sites

April 27, 2014

Ever wanted to get the functionality of the “My Tasks” web part, outside your SharePoint 2013 My Site? My team did – adding it to our regular Consultant Dashboard would complete the picture of a comprehensive central employee central dashboard where all one’s tasks, issues, and other key metrics are available in one spot. The Read More

SP24 free online SharePoint Conference Kicking off now

April 16, 2014

We are extremely excited to announce that SP24 is will kick off in just under   2-hours (10pm GMT). Here are some (scary!) key facts about the conference. – We already have over 6000 registered attendees from over 100 countries   around the globe. – The conference has an enormous 100+ sessions covering both business Read More

Getting started with Windows Azure Marketplace DataMarket Add-In for Excel (CTP3)

April 15, 2014

The Azure DataMarket is perhaps one of the less well known services offered as part of Windows Azure. The DataMarket contains both free and paid-for data subscriptions that can be accessed using a variety of tools. The DataMarket does not appear anywhere on the Azure portal. To access it you need to create a separate Read More

vSharePoint User Group March Presentation – SharePoint Conference 2014 Review

April 1, 2014

Here are the assets from my presentation last Thursday at the Victoria SharePoint user group, vSharePoint. In addition to our site, be sure to also check out our Office 365 hosted site at, which has all past Presentations available for download. In the presentation I share the stories from my trip to Las Vegas to Read More

List of Issues & Bugs Patched by Service Pack 1 (SP1) in Office and SharePoint 2013

March 25, 2014

Correlating bugs to the fixes indicated for the SharePoint 2013 / Office 2013 Service Pack 1 can be a bit tricky since the actual change list is served in the form of an Excel spreadsheet on the Microsoft KB page. I’m not convinced that the major search engines surface Excel data in the same way Read More

SharePoint Conference 2014 – SharePoint Performance Tuning Roundup

March 15, 2014

Here’s a selection of the key presentations at the recent SharePoint Conference 2014, focused on the topic of SharePoint Performance & Optimization: Advanced Performance Analysis for SharePoint Identifying performance bottlenecks can be cumbersome. From the individual machine, the local LAN, the WAN, Web Front Ends and SQL Server, this session will show you the strategies Read More

Free SharePoint / Office 365 Theme & New Magic Tool from Bind Tuning

March 12, 2014

The good folks at shared with me at the SharePoint Conference that they have a new, free Office 365 SharePoint theme available called TheBootstrap Theme. It’s beautiful, it’s elegant, and it’s free! “The Bootstrap Theme” is a free theme, based on the Bootstrap 3 framework, featuring its base design, yet completely customizable using the BindTuning Read More

Free Online SharePoint Conference

March 11, 2014 SP24 will last for 24 hours and will comprise of 48 sessions running across a business and technical track. SP24 will be held on-line using live streaming and will feature many speakers who have been voted for by the community, plus a few well knowns! Last but not least, it’s completely free for all attendees. ​The Team! Read More

Store Office 365 User Credentials in Windows Credential Manager

March 8, 2014

I was recently tooling up to build a WinForm’s application that uploads documents from the end users desktop to their Office 365 SharePoint team site. I found a great set of building blocks to model off of with the awesome SharePoint Client Browser for SharePoint 2010 and 2013 code base. In a nutshell, it’s a Read More

vSharePoint February Presentation – SharePoint External Login Access: Forms Auth vs Azure ACS

February 24, 2014

Here are the assets from my presentation last Thursday at the Victoria SharePoint user group, vSharePoint. In addition to our site, be sure to also check out our  Office 365 hosted site at, which has all past Presentations available for download. SharePoint External Login Access Forms Authentication vs Azure ACS from itgroove Professional Services Read More

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